Remote
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tyne and Wear
£27,583 per annum
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description

We are recruiting for an Employment Advisor to deliver the Probation Education, Training and Employment (ETE) contract across the North East of England.  Working closely with colleagues from Ingeus and the National Probation Service (NPS), you will provide support to disabled people who are on probation having completed a custodial or community sentence. 

You will be responsible for progressing the client into ETE opportunities in their local area, brokering and signposting to existing provision, supporting progress towards their action plan, and helping your clients to move on and see a life outside of criminal behaviour. 

You will deliver employability support through group and individual face to face support, ensuring that all support delivered is fully inclusive.

About You

You will have experience of working with disabled people and/or offenders in an employment and training setting, of engaging employers to create job opportunities and pro-actively working in partnership with a wide range of statutory and community organisations and training providers to advance and progress your clients.

 About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability.  As the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, we do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose. 

 What we Offer

  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
  • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme  
  • Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
  • Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
  • A satisfactory disclosure check may be required for this post

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

* No agencies please *     

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Refreshed on: 27 April 2021
Closed date: 03 May 2021
Job ref: 07027
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker